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Farewell GR
Posted on Thursday, June 23 2011 @ 17:38:47 Eastern

It’s been awhile since I've last visited GR and I hate to say that this might be my very last posting here.
 
For those who don’t know, I’ve been trolling GR since 1999; I first came to GR to find some 007 Goldeneye cheats.  3 years later I joined the GR forums where I would spend most of my afternoon after school chatting away about various funny and unusual topics in the GR forums.
 
A few days ago, I’m really not too sure why, but I started reflecting about the old GR.   Perhaps because I haven’t visited this site in so long that I began to reflect, and as I was pondering I began to wish that the community back then, was the community today.
 
The GR I remember was before the Bolt merger and all the corporate shenanigans, when GR was still a hidden jem of the internet.  GR, where you can easily find cheats for your favourite games, where you could enjoy the GR staff making fun of AOL users and where you could go to escape your own world at home.
 
One of the biggest reasons I visited GR was for the straight forward, direct but yet funny gaming reviews. But what really made GR great was the community.
 
The community I speak of, I wish, everyone could have experience.  I really do not know how to describe it as you truly had to be around to know how great it was.  Where respect was earned not by the quantity of your posts but by the quality, where the true game of mafia wars was born, where the "Post your Pics Thread" was the biggest forum topic, and where almost every forum posting was ridiculed as SPAM.  I also can’t forget about the fanboys for each console, some of the most epic battles happened in the GR forums between the fanboys.
 
To some that I might have sounded stupid and childish, and to be perfectly honest with you it was, but it was all in good fun, and it made you want to visit the forums almost every day.
 
There are a few members that I really wish I knew what they were up to now but I have lost contact with, users like, kill umm umm cookies, kaan, k0rndog, bob, Don Gero, downwitdaclown69, white rabbit, duke and the list just goes on and on for me…
 
I hate to say it but I feel out of place now and that I no longer belong here and perhaps why I rarely visit GR anymore.  I'm not saying that the new users here aren't nice, interesting or fun people but just that maybe I'm getting too old for GR.  Maybe that’s what happened to my past friends on here and I’ve just taken this long to realize it.
 
I don’t want to conclude saying that I’m leaving GR for good because I know will be back some day, perhaps for cheats, perhaps to hopefully run into some past friends.
 
Later days everyone!
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